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Don't politicise father's death: Judge Loya's son

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:58
The son of CBI judge Brijmohan Loya held a press conference on Sunday to say that he had no suspicions about his father's sudden death in Nagpur on December 1, 2014, and he did not want a probe into it.

'Super sensitive' cases being given to junior SC judges for last 20 years

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:29
TOI tracked 15 'super sensitive cases of national importance' in the last two decades, including those relating to Bofors, Rajiv Gandhi assassination, L K Advani's trial in Babri masjid demolition, Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter, Best Bakery and the case that changed how BCCI is run. All of them have one thing in common — they were assigned by the then CJIs, not to any of the four senior-most judges of the SC but to 'select benches' headed by junior judges.

Indian-origin boy jailed for trying to kill dad

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:03
An Indian-origin teenager has been sentenced to eight years in jail by a UK court for trying to buy explosives online to kill his conservative Sikh father who did not approve of his white girlfriend.

One UN vote can't change our relations: Israel PM

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:36
Dubbing India-Israel relationship as a "marriage made in heaven", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that even though the Jewish state was "disappointed" by India's vote at the UN against the Jerusalem issue, one negative vote will not affect the ties.

Bigg Boss 11 Finale Live Updates

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 09:06
After entertaining the viewers for three months, controversial reality series Bigg Boss 11 has finally come to an end with its grand finale night today (January 14).

Virat Kohli leads India's fightback on sloppy day

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:56
On a dramatic day book-ended by three drops and three wickets that promise to prove pivotal as this Test match progresses, Virat Kohli - battling neck pain - took the fight back to South Africa with a confidence-coated 85 not out that has given India a sliver of hope, but he will rue a lack of support.

'Scope to pressurize Pak over cross-border terror'

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 03:07
Political initiative must go "hand-in-hand" with military operations in Jammu and Kashmir to bring peace, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said on Sunday, and favoured ramping up military offensive to pile up heat on Pakistan to stop cross-border terrorism in the state.

Tax free Rs 20 lakh gratuity a reality soon

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:53
At present formal sector workers with five or more years of service are eligible for Rs 10 lakh tax free gratuity after leaving job or at time of superannuation.

Modi breaks protocol to receive Israeli PM in Delhi

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 00:35
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday broke protocol to receive his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara in Delhi. It is noteworthy that the visit is the first by an Israeli PM to the country after 15 years. The last such trip was by Ariel Sharon, who came to India in 2003.

U-19 WC: India thrash Australia by 100 runs

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 21:00
After posting 328/7, led by captain Prithvi Shaw's 94 and fellow opener Manjot Kalra's 86 and Shubham Gill's 63, India bowlers put Australian batting to the sword with pacers Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi claiming three wickets each. India open their campaign with a bang.

PSLV-C39 failed: An explosion that didn’t happen

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 19:10
Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre and Isro chairman-designate K Sivan, who chaired the failure analysis committee, said a rubber bellow between the two vertical halves of the heat shield was supposed to expand with the gas pressure generated by the ignition of the pyro devices

Hawaii officials send false inbound missile alert

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 15:13
A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake.

Make separate merit lists for girls: Govt to IITs

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 14:21
The human resource development (HRD) ministry has directed the Indian Institutes of Technology to prepare separate merit lists for girls from the 2018-2019 academic session to ensure the number of female students, on each IIT campus, is 14 per cent.

SC rift may spur government to contest judges-select-judges system

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 13:29
A day after the unprecedented press conference by four senior SC judges with not-so-subtle political undertone, political as well as legal circles were debating the possibility of the government using the tumult in the top court to seek clarity on whether the recommendations of a badly divided Collegium on appointment of judges of the Supreme Court and high courts is obligatory.

Supreme Court crisis: Judges close ranks with CJI

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 13:10
A day after the four most senior judges of the Supreme Court held an unprecedented press conference to claim that all is not well in the apex court because of alleged arbitrary allocation of cases to "select benches", an overwhelming majority of the other 21 SC judges appeared to close ranks with chief justice Dipak Misra.